The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 7, 1858

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p.2 Collision - The schooner Lively, which arrived here this morning from Toledo with wheat and corn, reports a collision last night at about 8 o'clock, with the schooner Gerrit Smith, bound up, off Braddock's Point. Capt. Stearns, of the Lively, says at the time of the collision the wind was in the S.E., and his vessel was headed E. by N. 1/2 N., with her starboard tacks aboard, and showing a red light. The Gerrit Smith was running up, sheets off, showing a white light, and the Lively made her light on the lee bow. The Lively put her helm hard down, let go head sheets and brought the vessel head to wind - the G.S. luffing at the same, struck the L., just forward of the fore rigging on the port side, breaking her rail, plank shear and some of her planks and stanchions. Some tarred canvass and oakum were put over the breach in her side, and she came safely into port. The full extent of damage to the vessel cannot be ascertained till she is unloaded. The Gerrit Smith had her head gear carried away, but what other damage was done to her is not known. She proceeded on her course. [Oswego Times 3rd]

The scow schooner Nimrod, with a cargo of 200 tons grind stones, sailed from Cleveland for this port a week ago yesterday, since which nothing has been heard from her. It is feared that she foundered in the gale of the following night. [Buffalo Express 2nd]

Imports - 6; Exports - 4.

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Daily News (Kingston, ON), Sept. 7, 1858